Setting up a sensor to text you if your basement is in danger of flooding

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A brief overview of the new Raspberry Pi-based data-logging web server from Atlas Scientific

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Looking to emulate modular synthesizers with the Teensy Audio platform? Read on!

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We've created an iOS and Android app that calculates if the power requirements of a linear regulator cause the temperature of the device to rise to unsafe, component-damaging levels.

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Using slow shutter-speed photography to capture sound waveforms

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These Raspberry Pi tips and Python tricks let you take your sensing projects off the desk and into the wild with wireless transmission and processing of data.

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Check out the new and improved, tightened-up SparkFun Eagle libraries - now with uniformity, verified packages and documentation!

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We rag on the patent system pretty often here in Open-Source-Landia. Let's take a look at a few positive contributions patent holders are trying to make to our lives!

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Create your very own levitating light with just a handful of parts.

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I started with a PiRetrocade kit and kept adding until I had a major appliance on my hands: my very own full-size arcade cabinet!

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Make your own digital handpan drum using the Teensy Audio Shield and the Teensy's built-in capacitive touch inputs.

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Creating your very own animated prop for Halloween utilizing the STK!

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Conformal coatings have always been a big thing in the electronics world, but you rarely see it in the hobbyist/prototyping market. Here's our experience and where it is beneficial to use.

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Filter noise from your latest paranormal investigation field recordings, audio-capturing UAV or anything not related to either of those two things.

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New tutorials and Arduino libraries for the DeadOn RTC and Real Time Clock module breakout boards – plus, a fun little analog clock project.

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A few thoughts on prototyping and breadboarding

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One thing I forgot to mention: when using a vernier (no matter how you pronounce it!) if the zeros line up exactly with the fixed marks,…
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Calipers are never an improvised adjustable wrench!!!
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After adding the external battery do you find the extra bulk gets in the way of some readings?
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